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by phatboy
Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:19 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: fly pattern help
Replies: 10
Views: 2779

cheers Dave ive got a couple of baitfish patterns (clousers etc) and some poppers. ill give them a go and see what happens. btw id say its between 10-15ft. just a guess going by the tide lines on the post thingy (at low tide i can touch the bottom with my paddle which is 7ft and the high tide mark i...
by phatboy
Sat Mar 20, 2010 8:33 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: fly pattern help
Replies: 10
Views: 2779

fly pattern help

hi all i want to have a go for some bass on the fly from my kayak. ive seen a spot locally which in the summer is heaving with bass jumping out of the water. (around the depth marker post thingy at the top of the image) http://i666.photobucket.com/albums/vv30/phill84_photo/DSC00385.jpg anyway my que...
by phatboy
Sat Mar 20, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Ireland Coast
Topic: out fished by my daughter, white park bay
Replies: 32
Views: 22204

no wonder no1 else is catching anything.
she's had them all
tell her to leave some for the rest of us :D
by phatboy
Fri Mar 19, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: goals for the new season
Replies: 14
Views: 2995

my goal is to catch my first fish on the fly, whether it be from the shore or from my kayak.
ive been practising my casting technique for a while and had a few lessons with a m8's dad who teaches locally and cant wait to get out and try for real. :D
by phatboy
Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:22 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: Mr Krabbs
Replies: 7
Views: 2051

looking good m8
will be interested to see how they perform
by phatboy
Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:03 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: Mylar Sand Eel
Replies: 7
Views: 2479

keep us posted m8
cheers
phatboy
by phatboy
Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:55 am
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: Mylar Sand Eel
Replies: 7
Views: 2479

that looks the business m8
should work well for bass when the season starts.
let us know when you try them out.
cheers
Phatboy

ps: if you did decide to make some up for business purposes id have a few off you
by phatboy
Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: North East Coast
Topic: New Member
Replies: 10
Views: 1892

welcome to the forum m8

are you the same Zzippy from Anglers Afloat?
by phatboy
Mon Feb 01, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: SaltWater FlyFishing Have you tried it Yet?
Replies: 22
Views: 41640

thx for the advice MJB. ive decided to try SWFFing from my kayak this season and was a little confused as to what lineweight and how much backing and leader i would need and this post helped a lot. Ive got a selection of clousers and decievers to get me started (cheers BassFly). but ive gone for a s...
by phatboy
Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: Wales Coast Angling
Topic: Boat Fishing trip TENBY
Replies: 7
Views: 14084

if your after some bigger species check out White Water from Milford Haven http://www.whitewatercharters.co.uk/index.htm theyve appeared in TSF ans Sea Angler (in the January issue they caught a 93lb blue shark on the fly :-O ) a few times and offer great shark, wreck and reef fishing in Pembrokeshi...
by phatboy
Sat Jan 23, 2010 11:02 am
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: Help please
Replies: 3
Views: 6100

yeah sorry m8 my post is a bit awkward to read (havent figured out how to put URLs in post yet). yeah i presume you only want to use them for launching/retrieving so your bog standard kayak wheels which work with tiedown/ratchet straps shouldnt have any problem carrying a small tender as long as its...
by phatboy
Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Boat Owners Forum
Topic: Help please
Replies: 3
Views: 6100

hi if you mean something like the c-tug (http://www.c-tug.com/) or the Eckla (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Eckla-Canoe-and-Kayak-Trolley_W0QQitemZ180457181156QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Sporting_Goods_Canoeing_Kayaking_ET?hash=item2a04160fe4) then i dont see why it couldnt carry a small tender. but the other typ...
by phatboy
Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:49 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: Help! - Fly fishing from my kayak ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2010

cheers guys

bassfly: pm sent m8
by phatboy
Tue Jan 12, 2010 10:18 pm
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: Help! - Fly fishing from my kayak ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2010

cheers Simon ill look into the patterns you mentioned.
ill keep hold of the spinning rod for now but you never know by the end of the season i might be converted ;)
by phatboy
Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Saltwater Fly Fishing - SWFFing
Topic: Help! - Fly fishing from my kayak ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2010

Help! - Fly fishing from my kayak ?

hi im hoping to try a bit of fly fishing from my kayak in the spring summer for mackys/bass etc and would like to know which flies/line etc would be best. i dont plan on becoming a full time SWFFer but would like to give it a go as an alternative to spinning. i live in Pembrokeshire and will be targ...